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I was born in Melbourne, Australia but grew up in the country surrounded by green rolling hills and many cows. Melbourne got me back for university and I’ve been a city girl ever since. Mostly in Melbourne, a brief sojourn in London. My life, apart from the day job, revolves around books, writing, the odd sewing, knitting, spinning or quilting binge and taking orders from my feline overlords.

My two great reading loves have always been romance and fantasy. I grew up reading Tolkien alongside L.M. Montgomery and Susan Cooper, Diana Wynne Jones and David Eddings mixed with Heyer, Austen and all the Harlequin and Loveswept books I could find. So I guess it’s inevitable that I wound up writing books that incorporate both genres.

I’m currently writing the New York Saints series for Saint Martin’s Press. More about the New York Saints on my books page. For other FAQs about me, my books, writing and life go here.

I also write dark fantasy for Roc and indie publish urban fantasy under that name as well. More about that over on my M.J. Scott site.

To find out where I’m going to be, check out my Appearances page.

My fabulous agent is Miriam Kriss at the Irene Goodman Literary Agency.

You can contact me here.

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